Thread: Prospect Info: Rangers Prospect Poll: #5
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06-30-2011, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Tawnos View Post
Because 42 games isn't enough of a sample size to really know. I know that I saw a guy who was less effective towards the end of the season than he was when he first got to the team. To me, that screams that his size is going to be an issue.

We will see, because it is only a very small sample... but right now I consider McIlrath a better prospect.
No, it screams that his conditioning was an issue, as well as him adjusting to the NHL game. He's never played a full season with all the physicality. Stepan wore down at the end of the season, but you don't see anyone out there saying he won't make it cause he wasn't as good at the end of the season.

And those 42 games McIlrath played in the NHL last season were very impressive

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